Cyprus’s financial crisis has proved to be one special instance of a broader crisis of finance and of ethics.
“History”, in the view of Henry Ford whose invention of the Model T was itself to change the course of history, is ‘bunk.’
Citizenship entails rights, but rights do not define citizenship.
“We are stuck on an ice floe as if frozen, not knowing what action to take as we drift along downriver.”
An Action Plan of the Commission proposes essential elements of good tax governance.
Fear not only resonates with the siren songs of the populists but also masks the possible consequences of populism and nationalism, whose solutions to the crisis seem to be rooted more in confrontation than in collaboration.
In phases of expansion, the poor are the last to gain; in recession they are among the first to suffer.
> 30 May
COMECE participates in the annual High-level EU-Religious Leaders Meeting, Brussels, with Presidents Barroso, Van Rompuy and Schulz
> 20 June
COMECE and CEC organise a Dialogue Seminar with the EU Commission on ‘European citizenship – challenges and benefits’
> 24-28 June
COMECE organises a « Week for Hope » on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Ecclesia in Europa in Brussels